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APOC[ T ] PHOTO[ 85.00 ]

CYCLE[ Christ, Infancy ]

MEDIUM[ sculpture, church decoration ]

ARTIST[ ]

PROVENANCE[ Cathedral of Saint-Pierre, narthex, west front, right jamb, upper ]

LOCATION[ in situ ]

CITY[ Amiens ]  STATE[France ] DATE[ 1230 ca ] CENTURY[ 13 ]

TEXT[ Ps-Matt 22-24; Arabic Infancy Gospel 10-11 ]

DESCRIPTION[ 1) Flight to Egypt.  2) Arrival at Sotina. 3) Idols Fall.  Carving is on the capital of a pillar, enclosed in a four-leafed clover-shaped figure (mandorla ?). Idols and buildings fall.  Idols on left and on right, head-down. A column, center, breaks in three pieces; turrets (2) fall off their towers. ]

BIBLIOGRAPHY[ Schiller, Iconography I,  fig. 319 ]


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